Updated – One killed in Buckingham County crash
One person is dead and another injured following an early Saturday morning, Aug. 1, crash on Route 60 in Buckingham County.
Keaonna L. Carter-Faggins, 21, of Dillwyn, died at the scene of the crash. A 24-year-old male passenger was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Both the driver and passenger were ejected from the vehicle.
According a report from the Virginia State Police, a 2000 Nissan Sentra traveling west on Route 60, less than a mile east of Route 630, ran off the right side of the highway and struck a tree. The car overturned multiple times before striking a second tree. The crash occurred at 3:45 a.m. Neither the driver nor the passenger were wearing a seat belt.
The crash remains under investigation.
The fatality was the fourth of 2020 on Buckingham County roads.